The Parliament Of Zimbabwe will today resume sitting after an 8 weeks break which came after 5 legislators tested positive for COVID-19, Newsday reports. 2 legislators have so far succumbed to the virus.
This came after Parliament announced that they will start testing all legislators as they prepare to resume parliamentary sittings.
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Kennedy Chokuda announced that:
There will be compulsory testing of MPs and staff before resumption of sittings, adding that Parliament was also working towards going virtual in order to minimise COVID-19 infection
Last week, only a handful of legislators from the capital attended the National Assembly 20 minutes sitting.